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How To: Copper Eyes

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copper eyeshadow

Copper eyeshadow can make a bold statement and intensify the natural color of your eyes. However, if not applied correctly can also make eyes look tired, bloodshot and/or red.

To avoid looking like Marla Singer in Fight Club, choose an accent color to blend with the copper. Whether your copper is shimmery or matte, a deep matte tone blendeded with the metallic shade will look more natural. Because the copper is so bright, it should be used as your primary color rather than pairing it with another bright color.

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How To:

  • Press eyeshadow brush into the Copper Eyeshadow. Tap the brush to remove any excess powder. Swipe the brush across the eyelid and blend up into the crease.
  • Blend eyeshadow until you are satisfied with the color and shape.
  • Using the Deep Natural Matte Eyeshadow, blend into the crease and outer “V” of the eye. Making this “V” area a little darker will make the eyes appear larger.
  • Run a clean blending brush over your eyelid, using a quick circular motion. This will get rid of any harsh lines.
  • Apply the Deep Natural Matte Eyeshadow under the eye. If you have small eyes, sweep eyeshadow from the middle of the eye to outer edge. For more drama, blend a tiny bit of the Copper Eyeshadow into the matte color. Do not use a lot or eyes will look red and “angry.”
  • Line eyes and apply lots of mascara.

Modify this look depending on your eyes shape and color.

Earth Tones: Dolce & Gabbana Stromboli Eyeshadow Quad

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Nothing reflects Fall like smoldering earth tones. My new favorite eyeshadow quad, Dolce & Gabbana Smooth Eye Color Quad in #130 Stromboli.

The eyeshadow quad consists of a light gold, a burnt sienna, a warm chocolate and a metallic charcoal. There are so many color combinations possible and each one compliments the other.

The texture of the finely-milled eyeshadows are creamy and buttery. Extremely pigmented and blend-able, so I recommend using a light hand when applying. These eyeshadows wear about six-eight hours before fading.

To get a smoldering earth tone eye look:

Apply the dark metallic charcoal close to the lash line and beneath the eye line. Then, blend the burnt sienna and warm chocolate hues in the crease for definition. Lastly, add the light gold to inner corner for a highlight.

New for Fall: Youngblood Incredible Wear Gel Liner in Sienna

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Youngblood Incredible Wear Gel Liners are ultra creamy and long-lasting. Packed with pigment, these gel liners are available in five colors, three matte and two shimmer:

  • Eclipse: Black
  • Galaxy: Deep grey with silver shimmer
  • Espresso: Dark brown
  • Midnight Sea: Deep cobalt blue
  • Black Orchid: Deep purple

Youngblood’s Fall Collection includes a new addition to the Incredible Wear Gel Liners family, Sienna. Sienna is a rich metallic bronze shade will subtle gold and copper flecks. This amazing color will enhance green and blue eyes as well as flatter brown and hazel eyes.

The ultra-creamy formulation enable this product to work not only as a liner but cream eyeshadow as well. The unique hybrid dones a sheer wash of color with long-lasting effects. For a quick and effortless smokey eye, use a brush or finger and pat product on the eyelid/under-eye and blend the harsh lines. The creamy consistency makes is very easy to work with these liners and mold the color to your liking. With Youngblood Incredible Wear Gel Liners cat-eyes, flicks and smoky eyes are a cinch.

Drugstore Find: Maybelline Great Lash Mascara Royal Blue

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Maybelline Great Lash Mascara Royal Blue

When experimenting with bright colors and new trends, purchase an inexpensive version to test. Blue mascara is a fun and beneficial option when exploring bright colors.

Inadvertently recognized as 80’s makeup, blue mascara has come a long way. This intriguing color and technique has many benefits and uses.

Most people have yellow and red tones in their sclera (whites of the eyes). The color blue counteracts these colors to make the eyes look whiter, brighter and wide-awake. Blue mascara will also enhance any eye color. Primarily, green and blue-colored eyes but it will also bring-out the gold flecks in brown eyes as well.

Maybelline Great Lash Mascara in Royal Blue is an inexpensive option to test this technique. But, it is also simply a great mascara. I use this on just the bottom lashes for a slight hint of color. It is a beautiful royal blue that makes any eye pop.

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